mountain mint

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Noun1.Mountain mint - any of a number of perennial herbs of the genus Pycnanthemummountain mint - any of a number of perennial herbs of the genus Pycnanthemum; eastern North America and California
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
basil mint, Pycnanthemum virginianum - perennial herb of the eastern United States having inconspicuous greenish flowers and narrow leaves that are very aromatic when bruised
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The plant was a native called the hoary mountain mint. Botanically speaking it is known as Pycnanthemum incanum, pronounced pick-NAN-the-mum in-Kan-um.
Mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum) tops my list of trouble-free, pollinator-friendly perennials.
Mountain mint, sunflowers, native holly, sweet pepper bush and goldenrod are all great for pollinators, Tallamy said.
They probably also have dropsy plant (lemon balm), mountain mint (oregano), bread and cheese (sorrel) and maybe oswego tea (bergamot).
I once showed some young visitors how to release the fragrances of lemon balm and mountain mint. I was shocked afterwards when one little boy enthusiastically exclaimed, "Wow!
On a hillside caressed by night winds, scented with mountain mint and flowering azalea, we sit while rags of sooty cloud sail past above.
A sampling of available flavors included Tropical China Black, Decaffeinated Orange Pekoe, Egyptian Chamomile, Tuscan Herbal Lemon, and Cool Mountain Mint.